Sowmya Shashidhara
Associate Director
Sowmya is the Associate Director at Indian School of Business's Max Institute of Healthcare Management. She works closely with the Executive Director of the Institute in setting the strategic direction of the healthcare management Institute. She joined ISB in 2012 after an exciting stint with the airport and aviation division of GMR Airports in new business and product development. Leveraging her product development experience, Sowmya worked with the academics and healthcare industry to build the "Advanced Management Programme for Healthcare", a mid career management programme for healthcare professionals that is tightly linked to the changing landscape of the industry. 
Sowmya leads the education and industry outreach portfolio of the Institute and works closely with the research team in building linkages to the portfolios she leads. She is interested in understanding the healthcare innovation ecosystem and works on the healthcare acceleration programme of the ISB. She is currently building the initiative “Healthcare at ISB” an online / offline community of healthcare professionals who can share, discuss and solve some of the big healthcare question of the industry.
She is an alumni of XLRI Jamshedpur.